USRider, the nationwide roadside assistance program for equestrians, provides emergency road service to its Members in all 48 states, Canada and Alaska. Winner’s Circle Advantage, USRider’s benefits program, recognizes equine retailers for horse, rider/enthusiast, equestrian gifts, jewelry, art, tack, apparel, vet supplies, hotel/motel and rental car discounts, and more. Six of the tack and equipment companies are:
Since 1991, Bit of Britain Saddlery has been a top source for English riding gear, providing top-quality riding wear; saddles and leather goods; barn, show and trailering supplies; hard-to-find sporting equipment; educational materials; and protective gear for horse and rider. Friendly staff provides knowledgeable service, and the company’s website offers 24-hour ordering flexibility. For a free catalog, call 888-442-5015 or visit www.bitofbritain.com. USRider members receive a special 10% discount.
No more fumbling for your map while out on the trail! The TRP Map Holder/Trail Kitis hands-free, waterproof, clear on both sides, holds small essentials, and attaches to both English and Western saddles. The TRP Map Holder/Trail Kit has been custom-made to fit the Trail Rider’s Path trail guides and is ideal to practice dressage tests and learn patterns or courses. Attaches to marathon carriages for CDE’s and can aide as a supplement for therapeutic riding services. USRider members get a 10% discount. Visit www.paequinedirectory.com.
Stagecoach West opened in 1977 as a small tack-supply store. As word spread about their excellent customer service, the company grew, as did their reputation for quality and price. Stagecoach West has one of the largest outlets for horse and rider supplies. Their online catalog at www.stagecoachwest.com offers many products. Call 800-648-1121 or visit their website and receive 10% discount on every order over $50 (sorry saddles excluded).
CQ Equine Gifts is a mobile & Internet tack/supply store owned by avid trail riders. Catering to trail riders and their horses, CQ Equine Gifts offers a variety of items, including riding apparel, saddles, fly and insect control items, grooming and cleaning supplies, and equine gifts. CQ Equine Gifts is also an approved retailer for Tolt Equestrian Wear, Bionic Equestrian Gloves and Shear Comfort products. USRider Members receive 10% off orders over $50. Shop at www.CQEquineGifts.com or call (502) 295-1405.
A saddle is only as good as the tree on which it is built. Saddles by STEELE (Custom Tree & Saddle) makes the best and strongest trees possible. In the saddle business for 150 years, Saddles by STEELE is so sure of the quality and comfort, they’ll loan you a saddle to try before you buy. All STEELE saddles are custom-built around the customer’s order. Visit www.steelesaddle.com or call 615-746-2456 for more information. USRider Members get a free leather water bottle holder with purchase of a new saddle.
EquiFit Inc., makers of high performance equine products, is committed to seeking new ways to help horses and riders perform, recover, be comfortable and succeed at all levels of the sport. EquiFit's materials, including its unique T-Foam core, originate in the human/medical market which means that they meet the highest possible standards and provide horses with unsurpassed support, comfort and protection. Visit www.EquiFit.net or call 877-4-EquiFit (437-8434) for more information. USRider Members receive Free Shipping.
USRider – in its 16 year of operation – is the only company to provide emergency roadside assistance for horse owners. Through the Equestrian Motor Plan, USRider provides nationwide roadside assistance and towing services along with other travel-related benefits to its Members. The plan includes flat-tire repair, battery assistance, lockout services for tow vehicles and trailers with horses, plus towing up to 100 miles. As an additional service, USRider maintains a national database that includes emergency stabling, veterinary and farrier referrals. For more information, visit www.usrider.org online or call (800) 844-1409. For additional safety and travel tips, visit the Equine Travel Safety Area on the USRider website at www.usrider.org.